tonic solfa


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Noun1.tonic solfa - a system of solmization using the solfa syllables: do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, titonic solfa - a system of solmization using the solfa syllables: do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti
solmisation, solmization - a system of naming the notes of a musical scale by syllables instead of letters
solfa syllable - one of the names for notes of a musical scale in solmization
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Tools used in the Kodaly Method include the tonic solfa (moveable do), Curwen hand signs, stick notation, and rhythm syllables.
Although anachronistic, Ekwueme's attempts to reconcile the diatonic scale and African pitch systems must have some grain of truth: how else could Tonic SolFa so quickly take hold in so many cultures in sub-Saharan Africa?
The main components include solfa (invented in Italy), tonic solfa (England) and rhythm/time syllables (France).